Technology, Innovation & Decarbonisation in the Energy Sectors

Dr Jeff Hardy

Position: Senior Research Fellow, Imperial College London

Dr Jeff Hardy has over 20-years of academic, policy and business experience in sustainable energy. He has helped clients worldwide understand the implications of zero-carbon futures on business models and strategy, consumers, customers and citizens, policy and regulatory frameworks and energy systems. 

Jeff is currently a Senior Research Fellow at the Grantham at Imperial College London, where he leads a team in the UK Energy Revolution Research Consortium examining the policy and regulation of smart local energy systems. He is also a Non-Executive Director of Public Power Solutions, Deputy Chair of the UK Power Networks Customer Engagement Group, and Director of Sustainable Energy Futures Ltd.

Previously he was Head of Sustainable Energy Futures at the GB energy regulator, Ofgem and Head of Science for Work Group III of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. He’s also worked at the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, the UK Energy Research Centre, the Royal Society of Chemistry, the Green Chemistry Group at the University of York, and Sellafield as a research chemist in a nuclear laboratory.